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The real West Ham way - if you can remember
Tuesday, 22nd April 2014
by Paul Walker
''It’s becoming something of a cliché now - the West Ham way - as if it doesn’t, or didn‘t exist. As if it is some dream from our past...''


A summer of change
Monday, 21st April 2014
by Jack Coddyfriend
''Hi, my name is Jack. I’m a 21st century kid, born in 2000...''


A real high, followed by a new low
Monday, 21st April 2014
by Gary Portugal
''It was quite stirring to see the response of supporters in the 38th minute of Saturday’s game vs. Palace. The response of BOTH sets of supporters. ..''


Lyall Out!
Friday, 18th April 2014
by Lyall Out
''KUMB member 'Lyall Out' remembers former manager John Lyall, eight years to the day since he died unexpectedly at the age of just 66.....''


West Ham United v Crystal Palace
Friday, 18th April 2014
by Preview Percy
''Whoever named it "Good" Friday clearly never had to visit Preview Percy over Easter. Unfortunately, we did...........''


The boys of '64: true legends, they won things!
Friday, 18th April 2014
by Paul Walker
''West Ham’s history-making 1964 FA Cup winners will be honoured at the Boleyn on Saturday to mark the pending 50th anniversary of our club’s first major trophy triumph...''


Arsenal v West Ham Untied
Monday, 14th April 2014
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy has had a nice rest this weekend. Does it mean he's got any better? Does it heck........''


To pay or not to pay...
Friday, 11th April 2014
by Raedwulf
''And now for something rather different! Here's an interesting snippet in the BBC's Gossip Column, Thursday 10th...''


Where have we been, where are we heading and why are we here?
Friday, 11th April 2014
by Mike Tricker
''First off I want to say Sam Allardyce is a very lucky man, lucky to have great owners, lucky to have such accepting fans. More importantly, lucky that the owners made his mess worse and then honourably took their share of sorting the mess out...''


Are you not entertained?
Wednesday, 9th April 2014
by Tim Keen
''It is now two weeks since West Ham were booed off against Hull City. Since then the Hammers have beaten Sunderland at the Stadium of Light and lost in controversial circumstances against title-chasing Liverpool. ..''


Calm down, calm down Stevie G
Wednesday, 9th April 2014
by Paul Walker
''It felt like old times at the Boleyn on Sunday, I left the ground feeling proud of my team even though we had played well and still lost to one of the big boys...''


Reffing Hell...
Monday, 7th April 2014
by Raedwulf
''I hope Hammerhead doesn't mind me quoting his lengthy and well argued post on Staff's Liverpool match report as the basis of this opinion piece. I've had in the back of my mind for some time the notion of writing something about refereeing...''


Looking ahead
Sunday, 6th April 2014
by Paul Turner
''The win against Sunderland has everyone in the media and on the KUMB forums talking about WHUFC being safe for another season due to being on 37 points. ..''


West Ham United v Liverpool
Friday, 4th April 2014
by Preview Percy
''Curious about Luis Suarez's half-time cuppa or what was being turned over in Liverpool's "Robbery Of The Week?" No us neither. Preview Percy mentions them anyway.......''


The forgotten legacy?
Wednesday, 2nd April 2014
by Paul Walker
''The fear is growing that West Ham are going to allow one of the most significant dates in our history to drift awy with barely a passing glance...''


A packet of three: Sunderland
Monday, 31st March 2014
by Staff Writer
''Join us as we cast our eyes back at previous encounters between West Ham and tonight's opponents and pick our three favourite games.....''


Sunderland v West Ham United
Sunday, 30th March 2014
by Preview Percy
''When Preview Percy saw the item on the first gay marriages on the news the other night we were surprised to find that the reactionary old buffer was in favour. "Good" he explained. "Why shouldn't everyone suffer like the rest of us?" You can see why he celebrates his decree absolute every year..... ..''


When will we get our West Ham back?
Saturday, 29th March 2014
by Carys Baker
''Sam Allardyce has been West Ham United's manager for three seasons. Since his appointment the club have gained promotion from the Championship and retained Premier League status. In his managerial career he has won the Irish first division, the English Third division and two play-offs. This may not seem much but he is apparently the thirteenth highest paid manager in the world...''


A reality check, please
Saturday, 29th March 2014
by Chris Henry
''As I reflect on the last few days with what’s been said about Wednesday night’s victory and how Big Sam has reacted it feels weird that I have to keep reminding myself that West Ham actually won. ..''


Relationships are complicated animals. Just when you think you've got it all figured out.....you don't
Friday, 28th March 2014
by David Hautzig
''Sam Allardyce loves to talk about all of the cutting edge tools he embraces as a manager. Statistics, video technology, and psychologists to name a few...''


The gulf that will never go away
Thursday, 27th March 2014
by Paul Walker
''Well, here we are again, right back at the beginning with the same unbridgeable divide with our manager seemingly as wide, if not wider, than ever...''


A Packet of Three: Hull City
Wednesday, 26th March 2014
by Staff Writer
''In the first article of a new KUMB.com series, we cast our eyes back at previous encounters between West Ham and tonight's opponents and pick our three favourite games.....''


West Ham United v Hull (for the time being) City
Tuesday, 25th March 2014
by Preview Percy
''Fine wines often mature with age. Preview Percy is like a fine wine only insofar as he is often drunk........''


A catalogue of errors
Tuesday, 25th March 2014
by Ben Anderson
''It’s a rare occasion as a West Ham fan that you look at a fixture against Manchester United and fancy your chances. This was the first mistake I made on Saturday. ..''


From negative to speechless - well, almost!
Monday, 24th March 2014
by Paul Walker
''Depressing, hideous, an abuse of our loyalty and support..and those are only the printable views on Saturday’s quit shocking display against Manchester United...''


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